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The Costume of Turkey
(Inscribed as published in 1802, but with later watermarks on Whatman paper, so probably around 1818)
published by William Miller, London

Original hand-colored stipple engravings
From drawings by Octavien Dalvimart (d'Alvimart), engraved by John Dadley & Wm. Poole

Sheet size: approx. 10½ x 14¼ inches
Original text in English and French accompanies print, unless noted.

Faint text offsetting, per usual, on most plates • Scattered foxing possible
(Please click on the thumbnails for a better look at each print.
The entire sheet is too large to scan, so margins will appear to be trimmed, but they are full and present
.)

The Kislar Aga
The Kislar Aga,
Or First Black Unuch of the Seraglio

Plate 1

$75
(foxed plate)

A Turkish Woman in a Provincial Dress
A Turkish Woman
in a Provincial Dress

Plate 4

$85
(lightly foxed plate)

A Turk in his Chall, or Shawl
A Turk
in his Chall, or Shawl

Plate 9

$100
(lightly foxed plate)

Women of the Island of Andros
Women of the Island of Andros

Plate 19

$85
(lightly foxed plate)

A Dervise
A Dervise

Plate 24

$100
(lightly foxed plate)

A Female Bedouin of the Desert, with her child
A Female Bedouin of the Desert,
with her child

Plate 27

$125
(moderately foxed plate)

A Dervise of Syria
A Dervise of Syria

Plate 30

$100
(lightly foxed plate)

Two Janissaries
Two Janissaries
in their Dress of Ceremony

Plate 34

$125
(lightly foxed plate)

A Female of the Island of Naxos
A Female
of the Island of Naxos

Plate 37

$125
(lightly foxed plate)

Private Secretary to the Grand Signior
Private Secretary
to the Grand Signior

Plate 38

Reis Effendi
Reis Effendi

Plate 40

$125
(lightly foxed plate)

A Spahi
A Spahi

Plate 43


A Member of the Divan
A Member of the Divan

Plate 44

$125
(lightly foxed plate)

Ichlogan
An Ichlogan

Plate 50

$100
(lightly foxed plate)

The Captain Pasha
The Captain Pasha

Plate 52

$125
(lightly foxed plate, some sort of drip stain in lower left, well outside image area)

A Bosniac
A Bosniac

Plate 53

$125
(lightly foxed plate)

A Sailor
A Sailor

Plate 54

$125
(lightly foxed plate)

An Attendant on the Harem of the Grand Signior
An Attendant on the Harem of the Grand Signior (no text available for this plate)

Plate 56

A Turkish Woman in her Wedding Dress
A Turkish Woman
in her Wedding Dress

Plate 57

$100
(lightly foxed plate)

Bostandji Bachi
Bostandji Bachi

Plate 58

See also The Military Costume of Turkey with hand-coloured engravings by d'Alvimart by clicking here.
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